Jan Wikaira

Senior LecturerJan Wikaira

Beatrice Tinsley 423
Internal Phone: 94294

Qualifications

Research Interests

Responsible for the collection of all single crystal data for many other chemistry departments within New Zealand and a number of other countries including Australia, U.K., U.S.A., Malaysia and Iran. Also, in collaboration with Biological Sciences and Forestry, involved in the development of techniques for determining properties of timber.

Recent Publications

  • Carnevale DJ., Dawe LN., Landee CP., Turnbull MM. and Wikaira JL. (2021) Synthesis, structure, and magnetic properties of a family of Mn(II) compounds with substituted 2-aminopyridinium ions. Polyhedron 202 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.poly.2021.115200.
  • Dudo T., Turnbull MM. and Wikaira JL. (2020) Synthesis, crystal structure and magnetic properties of Bis(3-Amino-2-Chloropyridine)Dibromidocopper(II). European Chemical Bulletin 9(7): 174-178. http://dx.doi.org/10.17628/ECB.2020.9.174-178.
  • Kirkman-Davis E., Witkos FE., Selmani V., Monroe JC., Landee CP., Turnbull MM., Dawe LN., Polson MIJ. and Wikaira JL. (2020) Pyrazine-bridged Cu(ii) chains: Diaquabis(: n -methyl-2-pyridone)copper(ii) perchlorate complexes. Dalton Transactions 49(39): 13693-13703. http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/d0dt02716b.
  • Landee CP., Kirkman-Davis E., Polson MIJ., Turnbull MM. and Wikaira JL. (2020) Synthesis, structure and magnetic properties of catena-diaqua-bis(pyridine-N-oxide)(μ-pyrazine)copper(II) perchlorate and the monomeric structure tetrakis(pyridine-N-oxide)copper(II) perchlorate. Journal of Coordination Chemistry 74(1-3): 266-278. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00958972.2020.1856825.
  • Monroe JC., Landee CP., Turnbull MM. and Wikaira JL. (2020) Well-isolated pyrazine-bridged copper(II) chains: synthesis and magneto-structural analysis. Journal of Coordination Chemistry : 2645-2663. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00958972.2020.1789972.